This article shares ideas for making Thanksgiving more festive and less lonely when you are celebrating by yourself or with only those in your household. Holidays may look different some years, but we can find ways to enjoy them just the same.
If you've read my articles, you know that fall is my favorite season of the year. This year, I have selected 15 activities for my fall bucket list. I hope that before autumn's end, I will have accomplished every item on this list. Wish me luck!
Thanksgiving is a day of thanks and appreciation that most everyone in the United States is familiar with. Despite the holiday's popularity, however, many people have never heard these ten fun and interesting tidbits about Thanksgiving.
Fall is my favorite time of the year. I love feeling summer's heat dissolve into autumn's cool, crisp air as fallen foliage crunches beneath my boots. Get comfy, put on your favorite fall sweater, and read over this list of my 10 favorite ways to embrace the arrival of autumn.
Thanksgiving is a great time to come together with your family to celebrate a longstanding American holiday tradition. Here are some games and crafts that your children will remember fondly for years to come.
T-day is all about spending time with those you love and being thankful for what you love. It’s time to do fun stuff with the kids who share Thanksgiving with you. These easy crafts are fun to make and show off to the rest of the family!
Here are four simple steps for preparing a stress-free Thanksgiving so you can express gratitude and relax with your loved ones.
These people and things do not make the Thanksgiving list as readily as parents, friends, food, and clothing; but they deserve gratitude just as much for the many ways in which they enhance our lives.
Instrumental to the survival of the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock were three Native Americans named Tisquantum, Massasoit, and Samoset.
Thanksgiving and Fall-themed window paintings incorporate seasonal color changes and favorite characters in their designs. These themed paintings add a festive flair to any home or storefront.
Ahh, the Thanksgiving Day potluck—a marathon kitchen gathering that reminds me of office "team-building" exercises, which leads me to ask, "What type of cook are you?"
Looking for some Thanksgiving-themed words to use in vocabulary games with family and friends this holiday season? Check out this list of 100 Thanksgiving-related terms and phrases. These are perfect for charades, word-searches, crosswords, bingo, and more.
If you find yourself in the Windy City over Thanksgiving, there is plenty to do to keep you entertained.
The Thanksgiving holiday has a long and storied history and has sparked many unique traditions. Here are 10 interesting fun facts about Thanksgiving.
With the growing popularity of succulents, these Thanksgiving centerpieces feature low-maintenance plants and how they can be used effectively in any flower arrangement.
Most likely there were was no cornucopia at the first Thanksgiving, so when did it become a part of our Thanksgiving holiday?
While we give thanks for our family members, let us not neglect to express that thanks to them. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to give those proverbial flowers. Here are some ideas to inspire gratitude.
Why did the turkey cross the road? To prove he wasn’t a chicken! This is one of many funny and corny Thanksgiving jokes you can bust out at the dinner table or write in a card this year.
A collection of stunning-looking Thanksgiving appetizers, side dishes and desserts that taste just as good as they look. These ideas will take your holiday dinner menu to a whole new level.
Create this fun and special dry erase board for Thanksgiving using inexpensive supplies. This project is fun for all ages and makes a great photo prop for Thanksgiving family photos.
In the Victorian Era, ideas of pilgrims, women, and turkeys at Plymouth were created by one widow in her ladies' magazine. Her 40 years of campaigning changed Thanksgiving for the next 150 years.
When the Pilgrims arrived in the New World, they were taught how to survive by the Indians, who had lived in the area for a very long time. However, at the time of contact, the world of the Native Americans was very complex and diverse.
Each season comes with its own unique images, smells, and sensations, and the best way to enjoy a season is to embrace what makes it unique. Autumn is one of my favorite seasons, so I've compiled this list of ideas to help you enjoy each and every moment.
Learn the history of Thanksgiving, from its origins to modern day customs.
Here are some funny Thanksgiving jokes I came across and wanted to share. I hope you enjoy a good laugh or groan. These can be a fun way to break the ice or smooth rattled nerves. Happy Thanksgiving!
Start another Thanksgiving tradition using this sample Thanksgiving acrostic for the family gathering. Directions are included. Make your family gathering an auspicious occasion this and every year.
This no-sew turkey centerpiece craft is fun and simple to put together. Necessary supplies, step-by-step instructions, and helpful process photos are included. This is a great craft project to work on alone or with friends and family.
Sharing a personal Psalm of Thanksgiving is just one impressive way to make the occasion special. Need some help? Psalm 100 makes a good model.
A dozen ideas to use pumpkin shells as servingware for holiday entertaining.